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El Rio Laptop Backpack

A women's backpack with feminine patterning so you can rock it in a skirt.

El Rio Laptop Backpack Front
Selected Color Carbon Full-Cycle Twill - Recycled Polyester Twill
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  • OS


  • Black - Nylon
  • Carbon Full-Cycle Twill - Recycled Polyester Twill
  • Granite - Polyester Canvas
  • Cobalt Full-Cycle Twill - Recycled Polyester Twill

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What are the features?


Front slip pocket for easy access to phone or keys

Internal organizer for pens, phones, and other small stuff

Large main compartment fits books, lunch, and a light jacket

Secure zip pocket for cables, earbuds, stylus, cards, cash, etc.


Channeled airmesh ventilated back panel

Custom-fit strap design for a truer, more comfortable fit

Designed for a women's specific torso fit

Removable sternum strap

Clever Extras

Elasticized external side pocket for water bottle or U-lock

In-pocket key keeper

On-strap bottle opener for party tricks and quick refreshment


Refined metal hardware and printed liner for a you’re-worth-it vibe




Internal slip pocket fits up to a 15" MacBook

What's this all about?

Finally, a full-sized backpack designed to fit women and all the stuff we carry to and from the office. Large enough to carry your laptop, lunch, and long coat, but small enough to feel yourself in stylish post-work meet-up, the El Rio is the stylish city girl's new go-to. Designed to fit a woman's body, the straps have a more narrow fit than Timbuk2's unisex packs, and the back panel is similarly designed to suit a female torsos. Zippered pockets provide easy but secure access where you need it, and a stretchy water bottle pocket helps keep you hydrated and relaxed.


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External Dimensions

Size Top Width Bottom Width Height Depth Weight Volume
in cm in cm in cm in cm lb kg cu in L
OS 11.2 28.5 12.4 31.5 18.3 46.5 6.5 16.5 1.9 0.8 1,648 27.0

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Size Width True Width Height True Height
  in cm in cm
OS 10.6 27.0 17.7 45.0 No. Your device will not fit.


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Lifetime Warranty

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Warranty Repair

Timbuk2 products have a lifetime warranty; we stand behind the legendary quality and craftsmanship of all our products. But we also embrace the wild, twisty ways of life. If there is a defect in the materials or workmanship of your Timbuk2 product (gasp!), you can file a claim by completing Timbuk2's warranty repair claim . If your product meets Timbuk2's warranty policy, we will repair your bag. If your Timbuk2 product is damaged during normal or abnormal adventure, you will not qualify for a warranty replacement, but you will have epic stories to tell your friends. See if you qualify for a Timbuk2 warranty repair claim here and say hello to your Timbuk2 product for us.


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El Rio Laptop Backpack

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Totally cool!

By Lindsay the ice-cream queen

From Boulder, Colorado

About Me: Practical, Stylish

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  • Comfortable Strap
  • Good Protection
  • Lots Of Pockets And Features
  • Organization
  • Polka Dots
  • Stylish


  • Young Looking

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • Laptop And Ipad
  • Work With Many Papers

Comments about El Rio Laptop Backpack:

I use this backpack to hold my laptop, iPad, sunglasses, phone, pens, and many papers. My girlfriend purchased this bag for me because of its pockets and ease of organization. I love it. The only con is that I feel like I should be a 15 year old skater dude rather than a 36 year old entrepreneur. However, I'm getting over that real quick!

  • Primary use:
  • Business
  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

Great backpack!


From Washington, DC

About Me: Bargain Hunter, Practical

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  • Breathable
  • Comfortable Strap
  • Good Construction
  • Light weight
  • Lots Of Pockets And Features
  • Stylish


  • Not Weatherproof

Best Uses

  • Commuting
  • School

Comments about El Rio Laptop Backpack:

I work in the DC area so I needed a new backpack that could handle my lunch, a change of shoes, and umbrella (because you never know in DC), my work laptop, and anything other item I might need. This backpack was perfect. I friend tipped me off about Timbuk2 and I am so glad he did. I always complained the backpack straps weren't designed for women. This backpack ACTUALLY fits my frame and it is so comfortable to wear. It is also breathable so your back will be saved from getting sweaty (which is important when you walk a few miles to work every day).

I highly recommend this bag for anyone who commutes and needs a sturdy, well made and comfortable bag!

  • Primary use:
  • Personal
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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